Aly, I applaud you for considering this older cockatoo. It is
sad that his last owners would "dump" him in a petstore without
any regard for his welfare. It sounds like you have given this a
lot of thought and are prepared to bring this goffin home.
Sometimes the right bird "finds" you.
Since he is not agressive (no biting, only scared) I think you
will have a much easier time getting him settled into your home.
I have "ransomed" birds from petstores and I agree, it's not
good to buy from petstores, but in this situation (a older
rehomed bird) I think it is a different situation. Please let us
know how things are going with him. Fran.